An Interstate Highway 580 off-ramp in Richmond has reopened and cleanup is nearly completed after a morning crash involving a double-tanker truck caused a diesel fuel spill, police and hazardous materials officials said.
A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.
A Richmond man was shot and killed in San Pablo on Wednesday afternoon, a Contra Costa County coroner’s deputy said Friday morning.
A big-rig crashed into the center divider on Interstate Highway 80 near Richmond early Thursday morning, creating gridlock in both directions, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A woman fought off an unknown man who attacked her on a hiking trail in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park in Richmond on Friday evening
A man who sexually abused a young female relative and kept her largely confined to their Richmond home for more than a decade pleaded guilty Wednesday to rape charges and will soon face sentencing.
The Richmond Police Department’s dispatch center was evacuated for several hours early Thursday morning after a secondary power system began overheating and emitting fumes, a police sergeant said.
There were just four human trafficking cases prosecuted in Contra Costa County in 2011, last year that number jumped to 32. A victim in one of those cases described her ordeal to KPIX 5.
Fire crews discovered what appeared to be a marijuana grow operation while fighting a one-alarm house fire in Richmond on Thursday evening, a fire battalion chief said Friday.
Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.